Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million – LeapRatePosed On November 17th, 2014

Telegraph.co.uk
Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million LeapRate US-based Gain Capital (NYSE:GCAP), which owns and operates the retail Forex.com and institutional GTX brands, has announced the acquisition of London-based financial spreadbetting firm City Index. Gain Capital is paying a total of $118 million GAIN Capital to Acquire City Index and Announces Record Preliminary Third MarketWatch GAIN Capital to acquire City IndexAutomated Trader Gain Capital (GCAP) to Acquire City Index in Net $82M DealStreetInsider.com (subscription) all 14 news articles »
Source:Gain Capital expands UK presence by acquiring City Index for $118 million – LeapRate

EUR/USD continues trading under pressure – City IndexPosed On November 10th, 2014

EUR/USD continues trading under pressure City Index EUR/USD (daily chart shown below) continued to trade under pressure this week, hitting a new two-year low of 1.2356 on Friday, shortly after the US non-farm payrolls report. … *Spread betting and CFD trading are exempt from UK stamp duty. Spread and more »
Source:EUR/USD continues trading under pressure – City Index

Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism – Daily MailPosed On November 7th, 2014

Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism Daily Mail TOKYO, Nov 6 (Reuters) – Asian shares and commodity currencies stumbled on Thursday as prices for a host of commodities retreated on lingering concerns over slower global growth, while Tokyo stocks stepped back after posting large gains in a Bank of …
Source:Asian shares slip as commodity rout trumps US optimism – Daily Mail

Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook – BusinessweekPosed On October 29th, 2014

Businessweek
Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook Businessweek The Federal Open Market Committee meets today and tomorrow after six weeks of volatility in global financial markets. … Contradicting that view are U.S. money markets, where investors are betting on a later tightening. … Concern over the spread of
Source:Money Markets Split With Economists on Fed Interest-Rate Outlook – Businessweek

European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ – City IndexPosed On October 28th, 2014

European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ City Index The governing body stated that 24 of the 123 European Union banks had failed the stress test which aims to determine whether they are well equipped to withstand another financial crisis. The banks which failed have been given nine months to improve and more »
Source:European banks fail EBA ‘stress test’ – City Index

Alderney and Guernsey to regulate financial spread betting sector – Gaming Intelligence Group (registration)Posed On October 22nd, 2014

iGaming Business
Alderney and Guernsey to regulate financial spread betting sector Gaming Intelligence Group (registration) The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) has joined forces with the financial regulator in its sister island of Guernsey to offer operators dual licensing to the financial spread betting industry. The AGCC said it was a “landmark” agreement Two English Channel Islands Join Forces to Attract Brokers With Dual Gambling Forex Magnates Alderney and Guernsey announce dual licensing initiativeiGaming Business all 5 news articles »
Source:Alderney and Guernsey to regulate financial spread betting sector – Gaming Intelligence Group (registration)

London to Position Itself as Binary Options Trading Hub under Regulatory Reforms – Forex MagnatesPosed On October 5th, 2014

Forex Magnates
London to Position Itself as Binary Options Trading Hub under Regulatory Reforms Forex Magnates Changes in law that will consequently regulate the product as a financial markets instrument to boost the UK’s wider financial sector will result in a queue of firms knocking on the regulator’s door. The UK’s main financial … IG’s spokesperson added
Source:London to Position Itself as Binary Options Trading Hub under Regulatory Reforms – Forex Magnates

Want to Day Trade? Try Binary Options Or Spread Betting – InvestopediaPosed On September 29th, 2014

Want to Day Trade? Try Binary Options Or Spread Betting Investopedia Spread betting and binary options are two types of derivative products growing in popularity due to their profit potential, small trading capital required and flexibility for high leverage. Both have similar and unique characteristics that help traders and more »
Source:Want to Day Trade? Try Binary Options Or Spread Betting – Investopedia

Scottish independence odds: bookmakers ignore close polls – The Week UKPosed On September 17th, 2014

Telegraph.co.uk
Scottish independence odds: bookmakers ignore close polls The Week UK According to the Daily Telegraph, the markets are in tune with bookmakers in believing the Scots will reject independence. Brenda Kelly, chief market strategist at the leading financial spread better IG, told the paper that a straw poll of nearly 200 It’s the economy, stupid! Scots focus on moneyThe Daily Star PM To Make Final Plea Against Scottish SplitKey 103 Manchester all 4,205 news articles »
Source:Scottish independence odds: bookmakers ignore close polls – The Week UK

Wall Street ends lower as Apple falls, bond yields rise – ReutersPosed On September 10th, 2014

Reuters
Wall Street ends lower as Apple falls, bond yields rise Reuters In the options market, Apple options volume rose to a record daily volume of 2.97 million contracts traded, according to Henry Schwartz, president of options analytics firm Trade Alert. Contract volume was about three times normal and calls led puts by and more »
Source:Wall Street ends lower as Apple falls, bond yields rise – Reuters